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Clair E. Knappenberger, Sr.

July 16, 1927 February 10, 2019
Clair E. Knappenberger, Sr.
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Obituary for Clair E. Knappenberger, Sr.

Clair E. Knappenberger, Sr., 91, of Burrell Township, passed away on Sunday, February 10, 2019 in QLS- West Haven Manor, Washington Township.

Born July 16, 1927 in Burrell Township, he was a son of the late John M. & Daisy (Uncapher) Knappenberger.

Clair lived in Burrell Township all of his life, and served our country with the United States Army from 1945-1948, stationed in Germany. He worked as a chipper for Wean United for 24 years, retiring in 1980. Clair was a member of St. Paul’s Highfield Lutheran Church. He loved working on his farm.

In addition to his parents, Clair was preceded in death by his brothers, John, Murray, Paul, Earl, Verle, and Albert Knappenberger; and his sisters, Ethel Schwoegin, Rosina Linsenbigler, Lucy Klingensmith, Verde Scott, and Edna Shupe.

Clair is survived by his wife of 70 years, Helen R. (Beck) Knappenberger; children, Valjean Barnett of Silver Creek, GA, Ilene (Steve) Hillegass of Burrell Township, Clair E. (Katie) Knappenberger, Jr. of Cabot; grandchildren, Kathye (Kevin) Porter, Donnie King, Jody (Kiley) Hillegass, Robby King; great-grandchildren, Christopher, Sydnee, Owen, Molly, Jaelyn; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

Friends will be received on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 from 2 to 4 & 6 to 8 p.m. in the Curran-Shaffer Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 100 Owens View Ave., Apollo. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Ryan Pusch officiating. Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Spring Church.


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Visitation

Wednesday

13

Feb

2:00 PM 2/13/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 2/13/2019 4:00:00 PM
Curran-Shaffer Funeral Home & Crematory

100 Owens View Avenue
Apollo, PA 15613

Curran-Shaffer Funeral Home & Crematory
100 Owens View Avenue Apollo 15613 PA
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

13

Feb

6:00 PM 2/13/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/13/2019 8:00:00 PM
Curran-Shaffer Funeral Home & Crematory

100 Owens View Avenue
Apollo, PA 15613

Curran-Shaffer Funeral Home & Crematory
100 Owens View Avenue Apollo 15613 PA
United States

Service

Thursday

14

Feb

10:00 AM 2/14/2019 10:00:00 AM - 10:45 AM 2/14/2019 10:45:00 AM
Curran-Shaffer Funeral Home & Crematory

100 Owens View Avenue
Apollo, PA 15613

Curran-Shaffer Funeral Home & Crematory
100 Owens View Avenue Apollo 15613 PA
United States
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